The Newest on the demise in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:LONDON — 1000’s gathered in London’s Trafalgar Sq. to specific their outrage over the demise of a black American whereas in police custody in Minnesota.Demonstrators clapped and waved placards as they supplied help to U.S. demonstrators.The group gathered regardless of authorities guidelines barring crowds due to the COVID-19 pandemic.___ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is increasing a state of emergency to authorize the deployment of as much as 3,000 Nationwide Guard troops to protests in cities throughout the state.Kemp mentioned he was ready to ship Guard troopers to Athens, Savannah and every other Georgia cities the place demonstrations had been deliberate Sunday.“Hopefully we don’t have to,” the Republican governor informed WSB-TV late Saturday.Kemp had already accredited as much as 1,500 Guardsmen to assist implement a 9 p.m. Saturday curfew in Atlanta.Atlanta police mentioned in an announcement late Saturday that they had made greater than 50 arrests as protesters threw rocks at officers and broke home windows within the downtown space. The curfew was imposed after demonstrations Friday evening turned violent with folks setting fires and smashing home windows at companies and eating places.“The protesters need to know we’re going to support their efforts in a peaceful, nonviolent protest,” Kemp mentioned. “The agitators need to know that we’ll be there … to take them to jail if they’re destroying lives and property.”___LA MESA, Calif. — The quaint downtown of suburban La Mesa close to San Diego has suffered main harm with Chase and Union banks subsequent door to one another burned to the bottom.Home windows had been smashed at many companies, together with a Goodwill retailer, a Sotheby’s actual property workplace and a well-liked bar.San Diego law enforcement officials, aided by different legislation enforcement businesses, walked shoulder to shoulder by means of the streets after 2 a.m. Sunday, telling lots of of protesters and observers that they might be arrested for illegal meeting in the event that they didn’t disperse.The east San Diego suburb of 60,000 folks borders El Cajon, the place the deadly capturing of an unarmed black man by a police officer triggered days of main unrest in 2016.The La Mesa protest that started peacefully Saturday afternoon and turned more and more violent as evening fell.___FERGUSON, Mo. — Largely peaceable protests took a flip late Saturday in Ferguson, Missouri, the place police mentioned not less than six officers had been injured after they had been hit with rocks and fireworks.The St. Louis Submit-Dispatch experiences that police used tear fuel to disperse a big group of protesters who had set off fireworks inside Ferguson police headquarters.Gov. Mike Parson activated the Missouri Nationwide Guard late Saturday.Earlier within the day, Ferguson Police Chief Jason Armstrong spoke to a bunch of about 500 peaceable protesters about how Michael Brown Jr.’s demise was a “wake-up call to law enforcement.” The 18-year-old Brown, who was black, was shot and killed by a white Ferguson police officer in 2014, sparking a wave of protests all through the nation.___RICHMOND, Va. — Images on social media present a number of fires all through downtown Richmond in a single day as protests within the Virginia capital continued. The Richmond Instances-Dispatch experiences that the headquarters of the close by United Daughters of the Confederacy burned early Sunday and was marked with graffiti. A number of Accomplice statues alongside town’s Monument Avenue had been defaced with graffiti. The newspaper experiences that an condo constructing on a downtown avenue additionally caught hearth, however protesters initially would not let hearth crews by means of till police cleared the world with tear fuel.Protesters focused police headquarters for the second evening in a row as officers shaped a barricade across the constructing. A dumpster was set afire close to the police headquarters, which had its entrance home windows damaged out Friday evening. The Richmond Instances-Dispatch reported that the police fired tear fuel to maneuver crowds away from the constructing.A number of blocks away close to Virginia Commonwealth College lots of of protesters blocked streets chanting “George Floyd,” referring to the black man who died Monday after an arresting officer in Minneapolis pushed his knee into Floyd’s neck whereas he was on the bottom handcuffed.Media experiences confirmed video of protesters hurling what seemed to be water bottles at a police automotive, which moved by means of the gang and sped away. A police cruiser was burned within the violence on Friday evening, together with a metropolis bus.___PHOENIX — Protesters marched the streets of downtown Phoenix and Tucson Saturday after the cities’ leaders implored them to chorus from violence. The marches seemed to be largely peaceable, in keeping with native media experiences. On Saturday evening, nevertheless, Phoenix police needed to defend the division’s headquarters. Shortly after 10 p.m., Phoenix police mentioned a big group of protesters downtown had develop into an illegal meeting, the Arizona Republic reported. The police mentioned they wanted to disperse instantly. The protesters had been seen kneeling with their arms up within the streets exterior Phoenix police and municipal buildings, the Republic reported. They chanted, “Hands up, don’t shoot” and “Black lives matter.”___San Francisco Mayor London Breed has declared a citywide curfew for Sunday evening as violent protests rage all through town within the aftermath of George Floyd’s demise.Breed says the curfew will final from eight p.m. on Sunday to five a.m. on Monday.The mayor says she has requested Gov. Gavin Newsom to place the California Nationwide Guard on standby.Authorities say there have been elevated ranges of violence, crime, vandalism and assaults on law enforcement officials Saturday evening because the protests took a darkish flip.Los Angeles is already underneath a citywide curfew in a single day and the Nationwide Guard is en route to assist police quell the violence.Copyright 2020 The Related Press. All rights reserved. This materials may not be revealed, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed with out permission.